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Michele M. Tran

Associate
+1.214.939.4961
Fax +1.214.939.5849
Michele Tran is an associate in the Dallas office where she is a member of the health care practice group. She focuses her practice on a variety of health care regulatory and compliance matters, including third party payor audits and reimbursements, licensure requirements, government investigations as well as federal and state fraud and abuse matters.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Tran was a health care attorney in an Amarillo-based law firm where she represented hospitals, durable medical equipment suppliers, pharmacies and home health agencies all across the nation. From 2012 to 2015, she was a lead attorney for a health care information technology company in Irving, Texas. In addition, she was a fellow for the Legal Aid of Northwest Texas from 2011 to 2012.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member - Dallas Bar Association, Health Law Section (2019 - Present)
  • Member - American Health Lawyers Association (2015 - Present)
  • Director - Amarillo Area Young Lawyers Association (2017 - 2018)
  • Member - Amarillo Area Young Lawyers Association (2015 - 2018)
  • Mentor - Amarillo Teen Court (2015 - 2017)
  • Assisted health care providers on Medicare and Medicaid enrollment and reimbursement matters, including overpayment audits and revocations of billing privileges.
  • Assisted covered entities and business associates regarding the identification, mitigation, investigation and correction of privacy and security breach incidents.
  • Drafted corporate compliance programs, policies and procedures as well as medical staff bylaws.
  • Conduct due diligence and draft transaction documents for sales, mergers, and acquisitions of various types of health care providers, including hospitals, durable medical equipment suppliers, pharmacies and private equity clients.
  • Represented health care providers in analyzing business transactions and joint ventures for compliance with state and federal fraud and abuse laws, including the Stark Law, the federal Anti-Kickback Statute and the False Claims Act.
  • Counseled providers and third parties on legal, regulatory and reimbursement issues associated with telehealth delivery models, including fee-splitting prohibitions, prescribing rules, and data protection laws.